Image from page 124 of "The Millions 1898" (1898)
Title: The Millions 1898
Authors: China Inland Mission
Publisher: [Philadelphia] China Inland Mission
Contributing Library: Knox - University of Toronto
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them to consider if.111 spite of dangers, any life can compare with that given up for theevangelization of the world, if any satisfaction is so great as that ofbringing gladness to the heart of Christ and life to the souls of men.and if any future reward can be so glorious as being permitted to laytrophies of redeemed lives at the feet of Jesus in the coming day ?In spite of the threatenings of evil doers, we ask men and women 10follow the Lamb whithersoever He goeth; yea. and because of threat-enings. we ask the Lords followers to go to those who threaten withmessages of peace, since the very wickedness of their threateningsis the revelation of their need of Christ. We pray, therefore, for menand women whose lives have been cast by the Spirit into martyr-mould. May our coming Lord give to us anil to China many suchlives as these for the hastening of the day of His glory.8 and to Lombard Street Toronto. CHINAS MILLIONS Hnconbtttonal Surrender/ 2 Cor. 5 : 14, 15.BY MR. WALTER B. SLOAN.
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HESE verses tell us of themotive that is to lead to theyielding up of ourselves; itis the love of Christ thatconstraineth us; and thenthey show us how completethe surrender is to be. Hith-erto we have lived unto our-selves; now we are to liveonly unto Him who died forus and rose again. The full surrender of ourredeemed lives to the posses-sion and control of ourRedeemer is not all that isinvolved in Christian living;but it is an essential link ina great chain, and no chain is complete if one link be missing; sono life is what it ought to be unless this full and unreserved sur-render has been made. Sometimes it is said, But is not the willof every Christian fully given up to Christ ? The best answerto that question will be found by looking at the lives that we knowaround us, and then asking, Do these lives look as if the HolySpirit was in supreme control of the hearts ? Then we have sor-lowfully to admit, that while Christ ought to have full possession ofeach redeemed heart, very often
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